Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 64 28
Rank change year-on-year +27 -36 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 55 90 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.92% 4.38% 6.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.84% 14.00% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 62 108
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £330 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.84% +10.71% +2.56%
10th Percentile £228 £282 £263
90th Percentile £545 £500 £575
North East median daily rate £331 £375 £344
% change year-on-year -11.67% +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - £20.15

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 292 643 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.43% 31.29% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 455 303
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £295 £290 £286
90th Percentile £563 £525 £550
North East median daily rate £400 £354 £400
% change year-on-year +13.07% -11.56% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.75 £36.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.36% +35.85% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.28 £33.20 £14.88
90th Percentile £13.83 £36.60 £28.38
North East median hourly rate £28.00 £34.33 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.43% +71.64% -33.33%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 51 £335 -13.55% 10
Sunderland - 4 £275 - 2
Web Services
North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Open Source
3 21 (38.18%) Scrum
4 19 (34.55%) Java
4 19 (34.55%) JSON
5 18 (32.73%) RESTful
5 18 (32.73%) Waterfall
5 18 (32.73%) Finance
6 15 (27.27%) Linux
7 14 (25.45%) Selenium
8 13 (23.64%) Project Management
9 11 (20.00%) SOAP
10 10 (18.18%) Middleware
10 10 (18.18%) Kanban
10 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 9 (16.36%) Scala
11 9 (16.36%) High Availability
11 9 (16.36%) CMDB
11 9 (16.36%) Banking
11 9 (16.36%) Change Management
11 9 (16.36%) XML
11 9 (16.36%) ITIL
11 9 (16.36%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (16.36%) User Experience
12 7 (12.73%) Feasibility Study
12 7 (12.73%) CSS
12 7 (12.73%) Python
12 7 (12.73%) Oracle
12 7 (12.73%) .NET
12 7 (12.73%) TDD

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) Confluence
1 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.82%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) IaaS
1 3 (5.45%) PaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (3.64%) Serverless
3 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) FTP
2 3 (5.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MySQL
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Selenium
2 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.73%) SoapUI
3 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.45%) Subversion
5 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.64%) Sahi
6 2 (3.64%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (3.64%) WATIR
7 1 (1.82%) Hudson
7 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.82%) Protractor
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Analyst
2 19 (34.55%) Business Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Digital Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Digital Business Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Technical Leader
4 9 (16.36%) Technical Support
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Digital Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.45%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) JSON
2 18 (32.73%) RESTful
3 11 (20.00%) SOAP
4 10 (18.18%) Middleware
5 9 (16.36%) XML
6 7 (12.73%) .NET
6 7 (12.73%) CSS
7 6 (10.91%) HTML
8 5 (9.09%) REST
8 5 (9.09%) Spring
9 4 (7.27%) Ajax
9 4 (7.27%) CSS3
9 4 (7.27%) Django
9 4 (7.27%) HTML5
10 3 (5.45%) iOS SDK
10 3 (5.45%) XSD
10 3 (5.45%) XSLT
11 2 (3.64%) jQuery
12 1 (1.82%) CAML
12 1 (1.82%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) CMDB
1 9 (16.36%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Open Source
3 21 (38.18%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) Waterfall
5 13 (23.64%) Project Management
6 10 (18.18%) Kanban
6 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.36%) Change Management
7 9 (16.36%) High Availability
7 9 (16.36%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (16.36%) ITIL
8 7 (12.73%) Feasibility Study
8 7 (12.73%) TDD
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (9.09%) API Testing
10 5 (9.09%) SOA
10 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (7.27%) OWASP
11 4 (7.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) Scala
3 7 (12.73%) Groovy
3 7 (12.73%) Python
4 6 (10.91%) Ruby
5 5 (9.09%) SQL
6 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
2 4 (7.27%) LXC
3 1 (1.82%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) OpenText
3 2 (3.64%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO